The Concise Guide to Windows 2000 DNS provides a foundation knowledge of DNS and dynamic DNS, and the skills needed to install, maintain, and troubleshoot DNS in a Windows 2000 Environment. This book helps you understand what capabilities the DNS service provides to Windows 2000 networks and how it inter-operates with other versions of DNS. It also discusses the RFCs that pertain to DNS and provides you with an understanding of each of them.
Background, Theory, and Reference. Planning and Installing. Maintaining. What's in This Book.
A Brief History of DNS. What's New and Different About DNS in Windows 2000. Internet Entities. Request for Comments (RFC). The Windows 2000 DNS RFCs. IETF Drafts. BIND Capabilities and Compatibilities.
The Physical and Logical Internet. The DNS Architecture Recursive Query. Iterative Query. Caching Resolutions.
Zone Types. Name Server Types. Installing and Configuring the DNS Service. Client Resolvers. Dynamic Update Configuration.
Planning for a DNS Deployment. Planning a Structure. Registering a Domain Name. Registering an in-addr.arpa Domain Name.
Installation of DNS. Installing During Windows 2000 Installation. Installing with the Windows 2000 Configure Your Server Wizard. Installing a Root Name Server. Installing a Primary Name Server. Installing a Secondary Name Server. Installing a Caching-Only Name Server. Installing an Active Directory—Integrated Name Server.
Windows 2000 Clients. Windows 9.X Clients. Other Clients.
Format of DNS Resource Records. A Resource Records. AAAA Resource Records. CNAME Resource Records. MX Resource Records. PTR Resource Records. SRV Resource Records. Other Resource Records.
9. Using Windows 2000 DNS As a Locator Service. @AHEADS Windows 2000 Networking. Dynamic Update in Windows 2000. SRV Resource Records. Updating Zone Information.
Securing Windows 2000 DNS. Testing and Monitoring Your DNS Implementation. Using nslookup. Other Diagnostic Tools. Troubleshooting Windows 2000 DNS. Interoperability Problems.
Troubleshooting and Configuring DNS Through Command-Line Tools.